100 Years of Alaska's Legislature
"From Territorial Days to Today"


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Anna Fairclough

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Residency in Alaska:
Eagle River: 1985 - present

Family:
Children: Cory, Garret

Education:
Graduate of the Anchorage Public School District
Studied Finances at UAA, UAF, & Eagle River Campus

Alaska State House of Representatives:
Chair, House Special Committee on Fiscal Policy: 2011 - present
Vice-Chair, Finance Committee: 2011-present
Co-Chair, House Community & Regional Affairs Committee: 2007 - 2008
Co-Chair, Anchorage Caucus: 2007 - 2008
Vice-Chair, House Ways & Means Special Committee: 2007 - 2008
Finance Committee: 2009 - present
House Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 2007 - 2008
House Resources Committee: 2007 - 2008
House Rules Committee: 2007 - 2008
House Transportation Committee: 2007 - 2008
House Military & Veterans’ Affairs Special Committee: 2007 - 2008

Other Political and Government Positions:
Co-Chair of the Labor and Economic Development Committee for NCSL: 2011 - present
Women in Government, State Director: 2007 - present
Chair, Energy Task Force: 2008 - 2010
National Sexual Violence & Resource Center: 2003 - 2010
Chair, CDVSA Task Force: 2007 - 2008
Anchorage Assembly: 1999 - 2007
AMATS Assembly Liaison
Task Force for the Convention Center
   past Chair and Vice Chair
Mayor’s 9/11 Task Force

Business and Professional Positions:
Development Director for Hospice of Anchorage: 2007 - present
Former Executive Director, STAR - Standing Together Against Rape
United Food & Commercial Workers, Local 1496, Membership Services

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Founding Board Member, Alaska Veterans Memorial Museum
Anchorage Republican Women
Chugiak/Eagle River Chamber of Commerce
National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Advisory Board Member
Chugiak Senior Center, Lifetime Member

Special Interests:
Anna Fairclough is a lifelong Alaskan. She has lived in Eagle River since 1985 and has two sons, Cory and Garret. Anna is a graduate of the Anchorage Public School District and served on the Anchorage Assembly for eight years prior to being elected to the Alaska State House of Representatives in 2006.

Anna represents District 17; the "heart" of Eagle River, including downtown Eagle River, Skyline Drive and a portion of Eagle River Valley.

Previous to her election to the House of Representatives, Anna was the Executive Director of STAR - Standing Together Against Rape - and continues to work closely with the non-profit community. Anna has also worked for United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1496 as the membership service coordinator and is familiar with labor organization issues.

Anna has been active in numerous community organizations over the years including service on; the Anchorage Assembly as Past Chair and Vice Chair, the Mayor’s 9/11 Task Force, AMATS Assembly Liaison, and Task Force for the Convention Center under the Wuerch Administration. Anna served on the National Sexual Violence & Resource Committee (NSVRC) and is a Founding Board Member of the Alaska Veterans Memorial Museum (AVMM). She is also a member of the Anchorage Republican Women’s Club

Anna serves on the Finance Committee as vice-chair and chairs the Finance Budget Subcommittees of the University of Alaska and the Department of Revenue. Anna has also served, during the 25th Legislature, as Co-Chair of the House Community and Regional Affairs Committee, Vice-Chair of the House Ways & Means Committee, and is a member of the Health Education & Social Services, Transportation, Military & Veterans Affairs and Rules Committees.